Pujols has been dealing with the injury since the first week of the season, and it's not expected to be serious. He's hitting .279, with five homeruns this year.
Machado had four at-bats during the contest. He hit a double and a single, but also struck out once. His other at-bat ended in a fielder's choice. Machado played five innings. He plans to play Sunday as well. Machado is working his way back from knee surgery.
Back spasms did not prevent
Phillips had been on a tear with 13 hits in his last 37 at-bats before leaving the game.
Freese received treatment on his injured quad Saturday, and will be available off the bench. He's hoping to return for Sunday's game. Ian Stewart will start in Freese's place Saturday.
Ludwick had been on a roll recently with five hits in his last 13 at-bats, including a home run.
Middlebrooks is dealing with a calf injury. Prior to getting hurt, Middlebrooks had hit .231 in 13 at-bats.
Victorino will play Saturday, Monday and Tuesday before he's looked at again. He'll play all his games at Triple-A. Victorino is attempting to come back from a hamstring injury.
Freese is dealing with a quad injury, and was not in the team's lineup Friday night. Ian Stewart played well in his absence, and will get the start the second straight day. Freese is hitting just .151 in 53 at-bats.
Souza did not start a game during his short stint, but did manage one hit in four at-bats.
Victorino is set to play right and hit second. He will receive three at-bats, and should see five or six innings in the field. He's attempting to come back from a hamstring injury.